Saturday, 30 November 2013

Christian Dior Hydra Life BB Creme

Hi Beauties!

How are we all doing?  Today I wanted to do a post on my Christian Dior BB creme.  I bought this for the summer and have found myself using it again now in the colder months, heres why...

The Christian Dior BB creme in shade 02 Golden Peach

The BB Creme Swatch

The BB creme blended

The final look

I've tried a fair few BB creams but this has to be my favourite one. I love that it comes in a pump tube I find this very handy.  It is very pigmented unlike some BB cremes that can leave you feeling like 'what was the point in that', this doesn't leave you feeling like that.  You only need a VERY small amount for your whole face and it gives a completely flawless look I have found it to be build able to about medium coverage and leaves my skin looking dewy.

I find it to be really moisturising and to avoid a shiny T-zone area, I just use powder throughout the day for those areas.  I love how hydrating it feels on my skin and that is why I have started recently using it again, my skin has been struggling with the colder weather and getting drier but using this as my main foundation has seemed to solve that problem!  

Its added benefit is that it has an SPF 30 with added plant extracts. it makes me feel as though I am being kind to my skin.  It also has a lovely fresh scent.

The Christian Dior BB creme comes in 3 shades, 01, 02 and 03 some people have found it hard to find a match.  I opted for the 02 as 01 was too light and 03 too dark, 02 warms up my skin tone nicely.

Christian Dior BB creme can be purchased for £41 from HERE It's a little on the pricier side of things but because it is really pigmented and only a small amount is needed at a time, it most definitely is value for money in the long run.

Have you lovelies tried any BB cremes before?  Which is your favourite?


Sunday, 24 November 2013

Competition time! to win La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe worth £204 from House of Fraser!

Hi Beauties!!

Guess what House of Fraser are running a competition to win ONE OF FIVE La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Masks!  One of the best sleep masks on the market and at £204 and being someone who does love skincare I couldn't resist entering the competition myself, my skin is really dry lately it would be a dream if I actually won!!

Since I'm such a lovely person (hehe) here is the link so that you guys can enter the competition yourselves too HERE all you have to answer is when should the mask be used?  The name is in the title lovelies!! Hurry the competition ends Monday.

Good Luck!!


MAC Lipstick in DIVA

Fun Collage

MAC Diva Lipstick

The Lip Swatch

The Arm Swatch

Hello Beauties!!!

Look look look!!  This is my latest obsession I cant get enough of this lipstick!!  I am wearing it nearly everyday!!
I was shopping in the Mac store in Westfields the other day, I had popped in to get a shimmery bronzer when I saw a girl sitting down waiting to get served by a Mac makeup Consultant and she had this lippy on!!  I couldn't resist so I approached her and she told me which one it was, so pretty lady if you are reading this Thank you!! 

This shade is a deep berry with slight purple and plum undertones and I'd imagine it would suit most complexions definitely compliments a darker skin tone like myself.  It made my teeth look really white too.  I am more a nude lip fan and feel most in my comfort zone with a nude lip but this colour is so bold I'm liking the change.   Its such a strong lip colour it would suit more of a natural eye look (unlike mine in the photos haha) I'm thinking more along the lines of just lashings of mascara.

This shade is matte so most matte shades have a long lasting effect but the staying power of this shade is AMAZING!!  It lasts me all day I kid you not and after 10 thousands cups of tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner the colour still lingered on my lips.  As with most matte lipsticks they can be rather drying on the lips and any dry skin will show up with this lipstick as I soon found out for myself.  A quick tip would be to exfoliate your lips and put some lip balm on before application.

This Mac shade can be found here Mac Diva Lipstick for £15.00.

Have any of you tried Mac Diva Lipstick?  What are your thoughts and how do you wear yours?


Tuesday, 12 November 2013 products review PART 1

Hiya  Beauties,

Recently I was contacted by Farmaline to see if I would like to try out some of their products they stock... so of course I happily accepted and within a matter of days I recieved a lovely parcel full of goodies.....

So many of you may be wondering who Farmaline are? Well they are an online pharmacy who stock all the european skincare brands that are harder to purchase or find in stock here in the UK.  Brands such as Bioderma, La Roche Posay and Lierac.  There are plenty others too, If you are a sucker for skincare then you will love having a shop on their website which can be found HERE.

I have been trying out the products and I'm in love!!  I have decided to do the FARMALINE post as two posts so I can ramble on about my skincare love affair with these beautiful products and it not come across as a really BIG post haha, well that's the idea....

Lets start rolling on with the reviewing now.... my first product is......


  • Lierac Gel Douche Sensoriel, made up of 3 white flowers that smelt soft, elegant and pretty infact for me it resembled one of my favourite perfumes Narciso Rodriguez for her which was a delight as it made me it an even more enjoyable experience to use!!  I only needed a 5p size amount and it lathered up really well. It has a anti-dehydration effect and my skin actually did feel more hydrated for longer but im not sure if that had a lot to do with my next item......

  • Lierac Huile Sensorielle This multi use oil again made up of 3 white flowers, was so amazing I'm so upset that I have now finished it!!  More potent than the Gel douche sensorial, I poured it on my body (yes I did just say poured it on this stuff is amazing)  after a shower/bath and it left my skin smelling amazing and extremely hydrated.  You can also use this on your face and hair!! Try it you will smell of 3 pretty flowers.

  • Lierac Luminescence this light shimmery serum I used as a highlighter on my cheekbones but also mixed a small amount with my foundation to give a luminous glowing effect.  The Luminescence targets visiable flaws on the surface such as redness, dark spots and uneven skin tone.  Not only does it work on the surface but it also penetrates deep down to target problem areas.  I would use some mixed in my night cream too.  Overall a lovely product.

And now for....


What a wonderful cream!!  It is designed for those who have itchy dry prone skin and is designed for the whole family, with that in mind I tried it on my daughters arm as they both suffer from eczema and it worked a treat!  Since winter is here and we are predicted a tough winter if you suffer from dry chapped skin in the colder months then this is defiantly worth it.  It can be found HERE for £15.18 for a 200ml bottle.


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